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Photos Of The Week -- June 23-29

Forest fires, returning astronauts, and crushing booze with a steamroller.

Smoke from the Waldo Canyon Fire rises near a U.S. Air Force Academy's chapel as cadets head for a briefing on evacuation procedures in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Reuters/U.S. Air Force/Carol Lawrence)
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Smoke from the Waldo Canyon Fire rises near a U.S. Air Force Academy's chapel as cadets head for a briefing on evacuation procedures in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Reuters/U.S. Air Force/Carol Lawrence)

A dress rehearsal for the "Dream of Dream” ballet at Moscow's Bolshoi Theater. (RIA-Novosti)
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A dress rehearsal for the "Dream of Dream” ballet at Moscow's Bolshoi Theater. (RIA-Novosti)

U.S. soldiers fire a 155 mm Howitzer towards insurgent positions at FOB Joyce in Afghanistan's Kunar Province. (Reuters/Lucas Jackson)
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U.S. soldiers fire a 155 mm Howitzer towards insurgent positions at FOB Joyce in Afghanistan's Kunar Province. (Reuters/Lucas Jackson)

A man shelters beneath an umbrella during rainfall in Beijing.
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A man shelters beneath an umbrella during rainfall in Beijing.

Germany's Sosthene Taroum Moguenara competes in the women's long jump heats at the 2012 European Athletics Championships at the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki.
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Germany's Sosthene Taroum Moguenara competes in the women's long jump heats at the 2012 European Athletics Championships at the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki.

Russian President Vladimir Putin visits the site where Jesus Christ is believed to have been baptized, at the River Jordan in Jordan. (Alexsey Druginyn/RIA Novosti)
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Russian President Vladimir Putin visits the site where Jesus Christ is believed to have been baptized, at the River Jordan in Jordan. (Alexsey Druginyn/RIA Novosti)

Astronauts Jing Haipeng (center), Liu Wang (left), and Liu Yang salute in front of the reentry capsule of the "Shenzhou 9" spacecraft in Siziwang Banner, in China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. (Reuters/Xinhua/Wang Jianmin)
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Astronauts Jing Haipeng (center), Liu Wang (left), and Liu Yang salute in front of the reentry capsule of the "Shenzhou 9" spacecraft in Siziwang Banner, in China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. (Reuters/Xinhua/Wang Jianmin)

A Muslim woman grieves as unseen fire personnel and volunteers clear debris from the charred remains of the 200-year-old shrine of Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani in downtown Srinagar, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. (AFP/Rouf Bhat)
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A Muslim woman grieves as unseen fire personnel and volunteers clear debris from the charred remains of the 200-year-old shrine of Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani in downtown Srinagar, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. (AFP/Rouf Bhat)

An official uses a steamroller to crush bottles of alcohol during a ceremony to mark International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Karachi, Pakistan. (AFP/Asif Hassan)
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An official uses a steamroller to crush bottles of alcohol during a ceremony to mark International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Karachi, Pakistan. (AFP/Asif Hassan)

A girl cools off in a fountain in central Donetsk, one of the host cities of the Euro 2012 soccer championship. (Reuters/Yves Herman)
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A girl cools off in a fountain in central Donetsk, one of the host cities of the Euro 2012 soccer championship. (Reuters/Yves Herman)

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